Science, relativism and the new sociology of technology: reply to russell

The main argument of the article is focused on defining the new sociology of technology distinguishing it from the older dichotomy of science as knowledge system and technology as its application. The old school of the sociology of science was redefined both methodologically and analytically using the constructivist approach towards the technology. The highly debated issue of technological determinism was answered from the viewpoint of human agency and relative social group in the lines of evolutionary non-linear approach towards understanding technology. the critical commentary of Russell was used as a theme to elaborate, explain and clarify certain concepts, tools etc used in Social construction of technology (SCOT) approach.

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